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Tribal Sources: Houthis Enter Main al-Qaida Stronghold in Central Yemen

Houthi fighters backed by Yemeni government forces entered an al-Qaida stronghold in central Yemen on Sunday, local tribesmen said, one day after Sunni Islamist fighters pushed their Shi'ite rivals back. The Houthis moved into al-Manasseh area in al-Bayda province under cover from Katyusha rocket fire from the Yemeni army and presidential guard. Tribal sources said the Ansar al-Sharia fighters withdrew to another district called Bakla, some 3 km (two miles) away. The Houthis have...

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